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Setup Technician - 2nd Shift

Date: Jun 26, 2022

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US, 53222

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Sets up Assembly Machines as necessary for producing Band Brake Assembly according to specifications as required.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Trains employees; assigns and directs work; provides feedback to supervisor regarding employee work performance; addresses complaints and resolves problems.
  2. Performs control panel functions including changes and adjustments to  fixtures,  timing, and light sensors
  3. Performs changeovers to different models, which include, disassembles and reassembles all stations, clamping units, shuttle plates, ejectors, proximity switches, photo eyes and catches
  4. Performs daily PM duties, which include checking and maintaining all poka-yokes, coolants, de-rust, distilled water, and lubrication
  5. Performs daily quality checks per Operation Sheet and documents accordingly.
  6. Maintains all gauges and adjusts machine process and heat sensor gauges when necessary, calibrates in-line gauges
  7. Trains towards Setup Technician role
  8. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Ability to pass Setup Test
  • Basic computer and math skills
  • Advanced blueprint reading and mechanical ability
  • Ability to use various inspection equipment and knowledge of inspection procedures
  • Knowledge of Statistical Process Control
  • Ability to operate material handling equipment
  • Knowledge of / learn & develop robotic systems
  • Ability to work in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Ability to understand LEAN principles to perform job duties for continuous improvement
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


High School diploma

Experience Requirements

Previous manufacturing experience preferred

Physical & Environmental Requirements

Some physical demand; often lifting/moving average weight (25-50 lbs/11-27 kgs) material, may be required to lift up to 70lbs.
Generally good working conditions.
Ability to stand and/or walk constantly over a full work shift (8-12 hours)
Ability to perform occasional to frequent pushing, pulling, bending, kneeling, twisting, crawling and/or reaching over a full work shift (8-12 hours)

Briggs & Stratton’s policy is that employees and visitors who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are not required to wear a mask in our facilities. Unvaccinated employees and visitors must wear a mask in our facilities.


Briggs & Stratton, LLC, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. 


Briggs & Stratton, LLC is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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